An academic jewel in the heart of Bangkok, Chulalongkorn University is Thailand’s first and most prestigious university. Founded in 1917 by King Vajiravudh, in honour of his father, King Chulalongkorn, the University has, since its inception, been renowned for its academic excellence.
Chulalongkorn University has continuously incubated leading-edge programs to foster knowledge, direct experience, and understanding in its students. The University has encouraged and supported its academic staff and researchers as well as graduate students to produce impactful innovations in different disciplines that may boost the sustainable development of the country and the region. Classes, academic arrangements, and extracurricular activities are organized in the way to ensure that Chula graduates will be ready to lead their lives as global citizens, being responsive to current and future needs of society while being able to apply the knowledge gained from the University to work anywhere in the world and with multi-national colleagues. The University has offered ample opportunities not only for Thai students but also for international students to continue their academic pursuits in the area of their interest under the guidance of its well-respected teachers. Assistance will be available for them from their first day as Chula students until their graduation. Along with its attempts to promote the quality of higher education, Chula has also provided services in different forms to the general public. Its faculty members and researchers have used their study and research outcomes to contribute to solving urgent and unprecedented problems that society, domestic and international, are encountering. Highly experienced academic staff, competent students, and academic programs that have relentlessly been upgraded and adjusted to ensure their relevance to current demands have enabled Chulalongkorn University to acquire the position of Thailand’s premier national university, and its current mission is to develop itself to become a national world-class university.
Our celebrations of ‘100 Years of Chula Pride’ have already begun! Come, join us! Together, let us go forth into a new century of excellence for Chulalongkorn University!